VESSEL NO.: M-2, Vessel 2; 2003.08.582
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 9.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 32.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 36.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 32.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 9.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The narrower lower rim panel has a circle and nested triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles have a circle in a circle element, and the smaller circle has short curved lines radiating from it. The central circles alternate with large triangles. Within the large triangles are two excised corners and two short vertical engraved lines. Opposite the nested triangles are smaller but elongated triangular-shaped areas with one excised corner and two vertical engraved lines within them.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash compound bowl, I. P. Starr cemetery, Vessel 2003.08.582.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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